Anna of Saxony

1544 - 1577

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Anna of Saxony (23 December 1544 – 18 December 1577) was the heiress of Maurice, Elector of Saxony, and Agnes, eldest daughter of Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse. Maurice's only son, Albert, died in infancy. Anna was the second wife of William the Silent.Anna was born and died in Dresden. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anna of Saxony has received more than 114,207 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Anna of Saxony is the 3,989th most popular politician (up from 4,024th in 2019), the 1,082nd most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,118th in 2019) and the 322nd most popular Politician.

Anna of Saxony is most famous for being a member of the Order of the Golden Fleece.

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Among politicians, Anna of Saxony ranks 3,989 out of 15,577Before her are Antiochus I Theos of Commagene, Intef III, Yukio Hatoyama, Brigitte Bierlein, Charles Edward, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and Ayşe Sultan. After her are Gladwyn Jebb, Anedjib, John Maurice, Prince of Nassau-Siegen, Plectrude, Shammuramat, and Carlos Salinas de Gortari.

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Among people born in 1544, Anna of Saxony ranks 8Before her are William Gilbert, Torquato Tasso, Ismihan Sultan, Gevherhan Sultan, Şah Sultan, and Renata of Lorraine. After her are Maria Temryukovna, Giovanni Botero, Sigismund Rákóczi, Maddalena Casulana, Gillis van Coninxloo, and Giovanni Maria Nanino. Among people deceased in 1577, Anna of Saxony ranks 6Before her are Eric XIV of Sweden, Ismail II, Andrea Amati, Devlet I Giray, and Şah Sultan. After her are Pedro Nunes, Maria of Portugal, Duchess of Viseu, Infanta Maria of Guimarães, Alvise I Mocenigo, Scipione Rebiba, and Gjon Buzuku.

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Among people born in Germany, Anna of Saxony ranks 1,082 out of 6,142Before her are Wilhelm Gustloff (1895), Carl Reinecke (1824), Johann Deisenhofer (1943), Walter Baade (1893), Hans Magnus Enzensberger (1929), and Wilhelm Tempel (1821). After her are Peter Sloterdijk (1947), John Maurice, Prince of Nassau-Siegen (1604), Carsten Niebuhr (1733), Joost van den Vondel (1587), Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber (1739), and Sigmund Jähn (1937).

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